Best Known for: Ninth Street Theatre Presents - Long Story Short, Funny You Should Ask!
Rick Stasi is an artist/writer/intellectual properties producer with credits at DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Charlton Comics, NOW Comics (Twilight Zone), Eclipse, Disney, Warner Bros. (Looney Tunes & Tiny Toons for Steven Spielberg) and LucasFilms/STAR WARS. Rick also contributes to Wonder Woman Day, an annual charity event that supports shelters for abused women and children.
Rick has taught comics, sequential art and storyboarding courses for more that twenty years, as an instructor with the Shawnee Mission School District, The Westport School of Art and The Kansas City Art Institute. He currently gives individual instruction and career counseling.
Rick is regional talent representative for Kathy Garver, (actress “Cissy”, Family Affair – CBS classic 60’s – ‘70’s sit-com) and voice talent (Firestar) for the animated series, Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends.
Rick Stasi’s first non-comics related publishing venture, a book of original poetry and musings titled Funny You Should Ask! is in its second printing.
Rick has also produced a 2-CD audio collection of original poetry, musings and music –Talking To Myself (To You!) and performs An Evening With Rick Stasi, one-man shows in live venues.
Currently he is working on an animated version of this collection.
A new multi-media effort titled Ninth Street Theatre Presents– Long Story Short is in the works.